L.L.B. or Bachelor of Legislative Law is an undergraduate law course offered by various Indian universities. There are two options to pursue LLB course. One is the 3-year course for which the minimum eligibility criterion is graduation and the other is integrated course of 5-year duration for undergraduate students.The course is divided into six semesters in most of the law universities and admission to the same is based on entrance exams like CLAT, LAWCET to name a few.
LLB course is considered to be one of the most prestigious courses and a various career options for the same are available in both private and public sectors. Although, most of the lawyers prefer to become advocate and practice law as profession.
Law education in India was started in 1987. The BCI (Bar Council of India) is the main regulatory body of Law education in India. The first law university in India was established in Bangalore named as "National Law School of India University". Currently there are 16 National Law Universities in India. Apart from these, there are about 100 other law schools in India.